Artist Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Italian, 1696-1770
Title
  • Head of a Warrior
Date between 1742 and 1757
Medium pen and brown ink and brown wash over black chalk on buff laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 9 1/16 × 7 7/8 inches (23 × 20 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of John S. Newberry
Accession Number 65.183.A
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark: [trefoil over the letter N]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pen and ink, lower left: F1
possibly Algarotti.
Library of the Sommasco Convent (Santa Maria della Salute) (Venice, Italy);
Leopoldo Cicognara (Venice, Italy);
Antonio Canova (Venice, Italy);
Mons. Canova (Venice, Italy);
Francesco Pesaro (Venice, Italy);
1842, Edward Cheney (Venice, Italy);
April 29, 1885, sold by (Sotheby's, London, England, UK) no. 1024;
E. Parsons and Sons (London, England, UK);
Earl of Ranfurly (Dublin, Ireland);
P. & D. Colnaghi (London, England, UK);
Richard Owen (Paris, France);
Count Contini-Bonacossi (Florence, Italy);
Schaeffer Galleries (New York, New York, USA);
John S. Newberry (New York, New York, USA);
1965-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Drawings--Continuous Line. Exh. cat., Schaeffer Galleries. New York, 1952, no. 16.

Elam, Charles H., ed. The John S. Newberry Collection. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1965, p. 84 (ill.).

Fifty-one Watercolors and Drawings: The John S. Newberry Collection. Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, 1962, no. 71.

Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, pp. 126-127, no. 61, p. 146 (pl. xviii).

Rearick, Janet Cox. Canaletto. Exh. cat., Jewett Arts Center and Charles E. Slatkin Gallery. Wellesley and New York, 1960, no. 57.

"Review of Schaeffer Gallery Exhibition." Art News (May 1952): p. 42 (ill.).

Richardson, E.P. Venice 1700-1800: An Exhibition of Venice and the Eighteenth Century. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts and John Heron Art Museum. Detroit and Indianapolis,

1952, no. 77.